Buick LaCrosse eAssist Gets 37-MPG Highway Thanks to Low-Tech Hybrid Powertrain

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Buick LaCrosse eAssist Gets 37-MPG Highway Thanks to Low-Tech Hybrid Powertrain
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Perhaps groundbreaking new technology isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Sure, General Motors has the new Volt electric car/hybrid thingy, but the company has also just announced the eAssist version of its Buick LaCrosse luxury car. Taking a page out of Honda’s playbook, the LaCrosse eAssist uses a relatively low-tech hybrid setup, combined with… Continue Reading...

Buick Verano Compact Coming in 2012, Encore Compact Crossover to Follow

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Buick Verano Compact Coming in 2012, Encore Compact Crossover to Follow
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In 2012 Buick will expand its lineup further down-market, introducing the Verano compact below the Regal. Riding on the same architecture as the Chinese Buick Excelle (and Chevy Cruze), several engines are possible. For starters it could be offered with the Cruze’s 1.4-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder, but a more likely candidate is the 181-hp turbocharged 1.6-liter… Continue Reading...
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